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WEST BRISTOL ARTS TRAIL 2003. 14th & 15th October

The wonderful 2023 West Bristol Arts Trail is being held over the weekend 14th & 15th October. 10am – 5pm both days. Over 150 artists in 45+ venues in Clifton, Redland and Hotwells areas.

A great day out and affordable art for all. Look for the purple balloons! Maps available in the studios, various venues and can be downloaded from the website,

I will be exhibiting with Mike Rome at Venue 36. Original oil and pastel paintings, prints, photography, sculpture, greetings cards, gifts, and books. Children’s books, award winning poetry, and a two volume memoir of life and travels as an artist. For lovers of family sagas, art and travel

Check out the website for all details and map download .


‘Hoovering Up The Holy Carpet’, volumes 1 and 2 as well as ‘Dawn Rising’, the fully illustrated poetry book with award winning poems, are all now available from the wonderful Max Minerva’s bookshop, Henleaze, Bristol.


Joint first prize at the Hawkesbury Upton 5th Literary Festival 2019. Fully illustrated  book of life poems.

Available from SS Great Britain Visitor Shop, Bristol Harbourside Visitor Centre, Clifton Suspension Bridge Visitor Centre and direct from me using my contact page. £11.99 + p&p

Example below. First poem in the book.


Dawn rising, Bridge approaching, glorious silence
in the early morning mist.

Dream riding, spirits lifting,
sky forever
as the River winds below.

Sky winging, heavenly moments,
a bird’s eye view whilst the City slides away.

Day drifting
distant dogs barking basket muttering
to the wires shift and strain

Time for landing breath holding,

tension rising
as the field comes into view.

Now descending, ground approaching, jolt and tipping, knuckles whitening

…safe homecoming! 

©Linda Alvis




Worrall and Robin. New children’s book launched.


My full illustrated children’s book is available, direct from me or from the publishers Silverwood and also Amazon.

The sequel, ‘Worrall, Robin and the Garden Visitor’ is available from me via my contact page.

Worrall Robin and the Garden Visitor front cover

Worrall Robin and the Garden Visitor 


The front cover of Worrall and Robin

Worrall and Robin

‘Such adventures and goings on’ in the garden! Can brave Worrall, the chief worm, keep his community safe – including naughty Jimmy Wriggle? Will bossy Robin get his tasty meal? Will he share with the other birds?

Approximate age range 4 – 8 years but….A DELIGHTFUL READ FOR CHILDREN – OF ALL AGES! £9.99 + p&p

Worrall and Robin book back cover

Worrall and Robin back cover

You can buy this book from the following websites:

  1. Amazon
  2. SilverWood Books